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Alps

Yorgos LanthimosGreece – 2011

A Nurse, a Paramedic, a Gymnast and her Coach have formed a service for hire. They stand in for dead people by appointment, hired by the relatives, friends, or colleagues of the deceased. The company is called Alps while their leader, the Paramedic, calls himself Mont Blanc. Although the Alps members operate under a discipline regime demanded by their leader, the Nurse doesn’t.

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Credits

Original Title Alps
German Title Alpen
French Title Alps
Other Titles Alps - Alpeis
Directed by Yorgos Lanthimos
Country Greece
Available Formats
Screenplay Efthymis Filippou, Yorgos Lanthimos
Film Editing Yorgos Mavropsaridis
Cinematography Christos Voudouris
Sound Leandros Ntounis, Kostas Varympopiotis
Décors Anna Georgiadou
Costumes Thanos Papastergiou, Vasileia Rozana
Production Yorgos Lanthimos
Runtime 90 Min.
Language Griechisch/d/f

Actors

Angeliki Papoulia Krankenschwester
Aris Servetalis Stretcher-bearer
Johnny Vekris Coach
Ariane Labed Schülerin étudiante
Efthymis Filippou

Awards

Osella for Best Screenplay. 68th Venice Film Festival
Best Film Sydney Film Festival in 2012.

Credits

Original Title Alps
German Title Alpen
French Title Alps
Other Titles Alps - Alpeis
Directed by Yorgos Lanthimos
Country Greece
Available Formats
Screenplay Efthymis Filippou, Yorgos Lanthimos
Film Editing Yorgos Mavropsaridis
Cinematography Christos Voudouris
Sound Leandros Ntounis, Kostas Varympopiotis
Décors Anna Georgiadou
Costumes Thanos Papastergiou, Vasileia Rozana
Production Yorgos Lanthimos
Runtime 90 Min.
Language Griechisch/d/f

Actors

Angeliki Papoulia Krankenschwester
Aris Servetalis Stretcher-bearer
Johnny Vekris Coach
Ariane Labed Schülerin étudiante
Efthymis Filippou

Awards

Osella for Best Screenplay. 68th Venice Film Festival
Best Film Sydney Film Festival in 2012.

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